Ep. 747 Bolivia Volcán del Tigre

Caramel, sultana, clementine, milk chocolate

Lush caramel sweeps in first, followed by a shoulder of milk chocolate. As it cools down a little, juicy sultanas and clementine add a gentle fruity complexity which provides this coffee with a superb balance.

  • Country: Bolivia
  • Colony: Copacabana
  • Altitude: 1,504 m.a.s.l.
  • Farm: Volcán del Tigre
  • Producer: Gregorio Paye Mamani
  • Processing method: Anaerobic Washed
  • Varietals: Red and Yellow Caturra

Cupping Notes

Caramel, sultana, clementine, milk chocolate

  • Clean cup (1–8): 6
  • Sweetness (1–8): 7.5
  • Acidity (1–8): 6
  • Mouthfeel (1–8): 6.5
  • Flavour (1–8): 6.5
  • Aftertaste (1–8): 6
  • Balance (1–8): 7.5
  • Overall (1–8): 6.5
  • Correction (+36): +36
  • Total: (max. 100): 87.5

Roasting Information
Medium-dark - through first and let it develop in the gap, looking to finish just at the cusp of second crack with a few pops as you finish the roast, no more.

Volcán del Tigre

Gregorio is a full-time coffee farmer; he doesn't have any other businesses. His farm has twelve hectares in total, two of which he currently grows coffee on. Tigré is Spanish for tiger, but is used locally to mean Jaguars.


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